This guide describes approaches to finding patent documents using freely available databases. It also discusses reasons for using the patent literature. If you do not find what you expected or would like more information, please contact me.
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The McKinney Engineering Library is a designated Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC). As part of that program, we provide assistance with patent and trademark information.
Here, we provide some basic information and point to more. For assistance, please leave a message for Larayne Dallas at (512)-495-4503 or e-mail to arrange a call. *The Engineering Library continues to be closed as part of virus restrictions and, even when the library is open, it is better to start with a call or e-mail.*
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